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Advances in Insect Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128025864, 9780128026793

Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 49

1st Edition

Serial Editor: Russell Jurenka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128025864
eBook ISBN: 9780128026793
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st August 2015
Page Count: 186
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Table of Contents

  1. Evolution of the Mechanisms Underlying Insect Respiratory Gas Exchange
    Philip G. D. Matthews and John S. Terblanche
  2. Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms of Nutrition in Honey Bees
    Ying Wang and Hongmei Li-Byarlay
  3. Antennal Mechanosensors and their Evolutionary Antecedents
    Anand Krishnan and Sanjay P. Sane
  4. Comb Architecture of the Eusocial Bees Arises from Simple Rules Used During Cell Building
    Benjamin P. Oldroyd and Stephen C. Pratt
  5. The Prxamide Neuropeptide Signaling System: Conserved in Animals
    Russell Jurenka


Advances in Insect Physiology provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists.

Key Features

  • Contains important, comprehensive, and in-depth reviews on insect physiology
  • Provides an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect biochemists.
  • First published in 1963, this serial is ranked second in the highly competitive ISI category of entomology


Entomologists, zoologists, insect biochemists, insect physiologists


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"This volume provides an aptly timed interdisciplinary review on aspects of bark beetle physiology, especially how it relates to selecting, colonizing, and surviving in host trees. Overall, these reviews will be valuable to students and researchers seeking fundamental information about these devastating insects." --The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol.92, No. 4

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About the Serial Editor

Russell Jurenka

Dr. Russell Jurenka is a professor in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Iowa State University, USA